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4 Awkward, PC Updates That Hurt Disney’s ‘Aladdin’
4 weeks ago

4 Awkward, PC Updates That Hurt Disney’s ‘Aladdin’

The “Aladdin” live-action remake is fun for kids. Just don’t expect it to live up to the original.

Disney’s “Star Wars” advertising says, “every generation has a legend,” and when …
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Why ‘Aladdin’ Is a Paint-By-Numbers Good Time
1 month ago

Why ‘Aladdin’ Is a Paint-By-Numbers Good Time

Disney’s live-action “Aladdin” is neither a train wreck nor a “Beauty and the Beast” level treat.

That’s not for lack of trying, though. Everyone involved, from the CGI artists to …
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‘Blue Jay’ Star Sara Lindsey Pens Her Own Path
2 years ago

‘Blue Jay’ Star Sara Lindsey Pens Her Own Path

Sara Lindsey never imagined doing double duty as an actress and screenwriter.

“It wasn’t really part of my goal growing up,” says Lindsey, who recently co-starred in the 2015 football …
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HiT’s 5 Worst Films of 2016
3 years ago

HiT’s 5 Worst Films of 2016

Film critics often get a bad rap.

You’re elitist! You hate everything! You don’t care about anything with blood and guts!

There’s a kernel of truth in all of the …
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Take Two: ‘Suicide Squad’ Review
3 years ago

Take Two: ‘Suicide Squad’ Review

Plagued with negative reviews similar to March’s “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” “Suicide Squad” is already being labelled another missed opportunity in the DC Cinematic Universe.

The film, from …
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HiT Reviews: ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Don’t Think Twice’
3 years ago

HiT Reviews: ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Don’t Think Twice’

Those teases were just that. The actual “Suicide Squad” film is a mess, one salvaged by two stars who deserve far better.

So do we.

Weak dialogue, near incoherent storytelling and …
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7 Actors Who Crush It on Social Media
3 years ago

7 Actors Who Crush It on Social Media

The right tweet or Instagram post can jolt a project’s publicity push. A few viral days later, and virtually everyone knows about it.

Mission most certainly accomplished.

Send the wrong …
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3 Ways Actors Doom Their Own Movies
3 years ago

3 Ways Actors Doom Their Own Movies

It isn’t just inviting journalists into their homes for glossy magazine profiles. Actors take part in online chats, perform lip sync battles with Jimmy Fallon and max out their social media …
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‘Concussion’ Flagged for Unnecessary Roughness
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4 years ago

‘Concussion’ Flagged for Unnecessary Roughness

That wasn’t good enough for “Concussion.” The movie doesn’t stick to the frightening facts behind head trauma in the NFL. It wields a broad, cartoonish brush to make this David vs. …
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